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Alert fatigue, part 3: automating triage & remediation with check hooks & handlers

This is part 3 in a series on alert fatigue. Read up on parts 1 and 2.

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Choosing an enterprise monitoring solution: top 7 security considerations

Any organization that deals with customer data understands the importance of protecting that data. You need to inspire trust in your customers — in order to hand that data over in the first place,...

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Alert fatigue, part 2: alert reduction with Sensu filters & token substitution

In my previous post, I talked about the real costs of alert fatigue — the toll it can take on your engineers as well as your business — and some suggestions for rethinking alerting. In part 2 of...

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Alert fatigue, part 1: avoidance and course correction

Ben Abrams is a Sensu Community maintainer who helps tame over 200 repositories for plugins, documentation, tooling, and Chef. The following post is based on a talk Ben gave at Sensu Summit, which...

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Building + testing open source monitoring tools

At Monitorama 2018, I shared some of the cool process and knowledge I’ve learned from developing a product for people other than myself to consume. After spending six years on call, I now build...

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Using NGINX for targeted access to the Sensu Core 1.4 API

This is a first in a series of posts under the banner “Jef Practices” — short, technical how-to articles focused on sharing useful tips to help make better use of Sensu. Think of these posts as...

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Workflow automation for monitoring:

5 things to know about the Sensu monitoring event pipeline

This post was adapted from an article Caleb wrote for The New Stack.

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Tales of scale, multi-gen infrastructure, & monitoring Kubernetes at Sensu Summit 2018

Sensu Summit 2018 was a two-day extravaganza, with keynotes, workshops, donuts, and all the monitoring love.

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Migrating to Sensu, as told by a Nagios refugee

One of our favorite stories at Sensu is hearing how our customers are using, repurposing, and even replacing their Nagios setup. The Sensu monitoring event pipeline lets you run your existing...

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Migrating to 2.0: the good, the bad & the ugly

Sensu 2.0 is coming!!Sensu 2.0 is coming??Sensu 2.0 is coming!?!?!

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Monitoring at scale, microservices, & more at Sensu Summit 2018

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 The Sensu Summit speaker lineup is live

It’s almost time! Sensu Summit is coming up August 22-23, and we’re thrilled to share the event schedule and speaker lineup....

Sensu Go is here!

Sensu Go is here!

Today is the day: Sensu Go is now in General Availability (GA)! Sensu Go features human-centered design by making it easier to use Sensu; we went from operations...

Alert fatigue, part 1: avoidance and course correction

Alert fatigue, part 1: avoidance and course correction

Ben Abrams is a Sensu Community maintainer who helps tame over 200 repositories for plugins, documentation, tooling, and Chef. The following post is based on a talk...

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